1979 San Francisco Giants season

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1979 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bob Lurie
General manager(s) Spec Richardson
Manager(s) Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol
Local television KTVU
(Lindsey Nelson, Gary Park)
Local radio KNBR
(Lindsey Nelson, Hank Greenwald)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 90 71 -- .559
Houston Astros 89 73 1.5 .549
Los Angeles Dodgers 79 83 11.5 .488
San Francisco Giants 71 91 19.5 .438
San Diego Padres 68 93 22 .422
Atlanta Braves 66 94 23.5 .413

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1979 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Evans, DarrellDarrell Evans 160 562 142 .253 17 70
RF Clark, JackJack Clark 143 527 144 .273 26 86

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Hill, MarcMarc Hill 63 169 35 .207 3 15
Andrews, RobRob Andrews 75 154 40 .260 2 13
Sadek, MikeMike Sadek 63 126 30 .238 1 11
Venable, MaxMax Venable 55 85 14 .165 0 3
Tamargo, JohnJohn Tamargo 30 60 12 .200 2 6

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Blue, VidaVida Blue 34 237 14 14 5.01 138
Curtis, JohnJohn Curtis 27 120.2 10 9 4.18 85

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Borbón, PedroPedro Borbón 30 4 3 3 4.89 26
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 5 0 0 0 0.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Stars[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Rocky Bridges
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Andy Gilbert
A Fresno Giants California League Jack Mull
A Cedar Rapids Giants Midwest League Wayne Cato
Rookie Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Ernie Rodriguez

References[edit]

External links[edit]